Washington sees war protesters
Macpherson lends name to ad campaign
As a slightly weaker Hurricane Rita headed for the Gulf Coast, Georgia braced for another round of fuel and power shortages. Gov. Sonny Perdue on Friday asked school districts across the state to close Monday and Tuesday to save fuel and electricity.
Local nonprofit and relief organizations, as well as local businesses, have mobilized to assist hurricane evacuees and victims. Here are a few ways to help out:
NORCROSS - Three victims of a home invasion Tuesday overpowered and detained one of the intruders until police could arrive to arrest her.
U.N. atomic watchdog group looks at Iran
Illegal immigrants will be the gays of 2006, the group targeted by Republicans to get conservative voters to the polls, Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean predicted last spring during a speech in Atlanta.
The Community Calendar runs in Sunday's Local and State section. Send items to firstname.lastname@example.org or the Gwinnett Daily Post, P.O. Box 603, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. The fax number is 770-339-8081. Please include event name, address, phone number and cost. Deadline is two weeks prior to the event.
Bogan Road from Harmony Elementary School to Hamilton Mill Road will require intermittent lane closures from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through October for safety improvements to include curb, gutter and sidewalk construction and a multiuse path.
Thirty-one Maxwell High School of Technology students made their mark at the annual Fall Leadership Conference for SkillsUSA Georgia, a national club for vocational students.
"What's going on here?" is a weekly column that appears in the Sunday business section of the Gwinnett Daily Post. If you see a construction site and don't know what's being built, call Douglas Sams, business reporter, at 770-963-9205, ext. 1321, or e-mail him at email@example.com.
ATLANTA - Lobbyists' influence on the creation of legislation in the General Assembly has begun to be supplanted by a surprising new force: Intellectuals.
Brush fire spreads to apartment
From Staff Reports
Each week the Gwinnett Daily Post profiles the business men and women who help drive the success of local companies and small businesses alike. Interested in a profile? Call Doug Sams, business reporter, at 770-963-9205, ext. 1321, or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LAWRENCEVILLE - One person was killed and another injured in a single-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon.
The Georgia High School Association made a decision Saturday to allow school's athletic teams to practice on Monday and Tuesday despite there being no classes.
Changes are coming to Gwinnett's cities, nearly a dozen mayors and council members reported Friday to a crowd of business and civic leaders.
Frank Joseph Kucera, age 78, of Loganville, GA died at his home on Friday, Sept. 23, 2005. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio on August 22, 1927. He was preceded ...
Mrs. Birdie Mae (Bert) Ramey, 86, of 2304 Duncans Shore Drive, Buford, passed away on September 24, 2005. A member of pioneer Gwinnett families, Mrs. Ramey was born in Gwinnett ...
J. T. Brown, age 86 of Buford, GA passed away September 23, 2005. He was preceded in death by his wife Lucille Doss Brown and a son Bobby Brown. He ...
Marvin H. Dunn, age 81 of Loganville, died Friday, September 23, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, GA 30052. (770)466-1544
Jacob T. Feagins, age 3 months of Buford, died Thursday, September 22, 2005. Graveside Services will be held 3 PM Monday, September 26, 2005 at Hillcrest Cemetery, Buford. Jacob is ...
William Bill Drees, 65, of Sugar Hill, died September 23, 2005. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Drees; daughters and sons-in-law, Dawn and Greg Summerlin ...